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October-November 2014 Trek Conventions And Appearances

Tuesday, September 30th, 2014

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There will be twenty-seven conventions, shows or appearances in October and November 2014 that will feature actors of interest to Star Trek fans. This listing of conventions and shows features actors from all of the televised series and several of the Star Trek movies.

October begins with the Ft. Lauderdale Comic Con, to be held Oct. 2-4 at the Greater Ft. Lauderdale Broward County Convention Center in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. William Shatner will be at the Ft. Lauderdale Comic Con.

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Cho Selfie TV Alert

Tuesday, September 30th, 2014

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Tonight, Star Trek into Darkness John Cho will be appearing in the pilot for Selfie.

Selfie is a modern remake of Pygmalion.

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TPTB To Shatner: Shhh!

Tuesday, September 30th, 2014

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Days after confirming that he had been in touch with J.J. Abrams regarding a part in Star Trek 3, William Shatner is told to hush up about Star Trek 3.

At first, Shatner had been told to keep quiet about the original call. “Here’s my dilemma,” he said. “I was cautioned not to speak about this and the next day it was out all over Twitter.

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Mystery Mini Vinyl Figure Display Box

Monday, September 29th, 2014

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Fans ordering the new display box for the Funko Classic Sci-Fi Mystery Mini Vinyl Figures will receive a dozen figures with the order.

The figures will come from sci-fi classics.

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The Red Shirt Diaries Episode Five

Monday, September 29th, 2014

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It’s the beginning of the week and time for a new episode of The Red Shirt Diaries.

In this episode, Ensign Williams lives through the events of The Enemy Within.

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Shatner In Trek 3? Well Maybe

Sunday, September 28th, 2014

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William Shatner has been approached regarding a part in Star Trek 3.

Several days ago, Shatner had dismissed the rumor that he might appear in Star Trek 3 by saying “I don’t know anything about the current gossip. Nobody has contacted me. Right now, it’s just rhetoric to cause hype.”

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Retro Review: Shadows and Symbols

Friday, September 26th, 2014

While Sisko tries to learn what the Prophets expect from him, Kira refuses to cooperate with the Romulans and Worf fights for Jadzia’s afterlife.

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Meyer: Revitalizing Star Trek

Friday, September 26th, 2014

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After the rather lackluster Star Trek: The Motion Picture, bringing in Trek newcomer Nicholas Meyer put the Trek movies back on the right track.

Meyer  didn’t hold a high opinion of Star Trek at first. When told by a Paramount executive that he should take the job of directing Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan, he said, “Is that the one with the guy with pointy ears and they all wear pajamas?”

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Trek Costumes To Be Auctioned

Thursday, September 25th, 2014

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The latest Profiles in History auction will feature a costume from Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan and several from Star Trek: The Next Generation.

The auction will take place October 17-20 in Calabasas, California at the Profiles in History auction house.

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Hulu Snaps up Abrams-Produced Drama

Thursday, September 25th, 2014

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11/22/63, an adaptation of Stephen King‘s 2011 novel produced by J.J. AbramsBad Robot, was picked up by Hulu.

The adaptation will be a nine-episode “straight-to-series” order.

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Abrams To Receive Award

Wednesday, September 24th, 2014

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Star Trek into Darkness J.J. Abrams will be receiving an award from The Visual Effects Society.

The award will be presented to Abrams during the 13th Annual VES Awards ceremony, to be held February 4.

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Trek 3 Casting Rumor Reactions

Wednesday, September 24th, 2014

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Yesterday, TrekToday reported the rumor that William Shatner and Leonard Nimoy might appear in Star Trek 3, and today, there was reaction to that rumor.

Shatner and Roberto Orci addressed the rumor online.

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Trek Comics Sneak Peek

Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014

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Two IDW Publishing Trek comics will debut tomorrow, but fans can have a sneak peek today.

The comics include Star Trek #37, and Star Trek: Harlan Ellison’s City On the Edge of Forever #4.

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German Volkswagen Campaign Features Trek Actors

Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014

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A new Volkswagen Deutschland campaign will feature William Shatner and Leonard Nimoy.

Nimoy has done previous work for the US Volkswagen company.

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Shatner And Nimoy In Trek 3?

Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014

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If Roberto Orci has his way, then fans will see both Leonard Nimoy and William Shatner in the next Star Trek movie.

While Nimoy has been in the other two movies, Shatner has not taken part in the Abrams rebooted Star Trek movies.

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